Gerber Aims To Wash Shampoo Action Out Of Its Hair

Law360, New York (August 17, 2009, 4:57 PM EDT) -- Baby care giant Gerber Products Co. has called on a judge to throw out a proposed class action by parents claiming the company failed to include dangerous chemicals on product ingredients lists.

According to Gerber's motion filed Friday in the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey, lead plaintiffs Kristina and Daniel Vercellono of Reno, Nev., suffered only "exposure" to the chemicals in Gerber's Grins & Giggles Milk & Honey Baby Wash, but failed to cite any actual injury.

The plaintiffs are seeking “actual,...
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